Universitas Mercu Buana

country rank  34
world rank  1516

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University Overview

Established in 1985, Universitas Mercu Buana (Mercu Buana University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Jakarta (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Jakarta SCR. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic Indonesia), Universitas Mercu Buana (UMB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Mercu Buana (UMB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Indonesian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Mercu Buana University
Acronym UMB
Founded 1985
Motto Unggul, Terkemuka, Profesional dan Berdaya Saing Global
Excellent, Popular, Professiona, World Class
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Jalan Raya Meruya Selatan, Kembangan
Jakarta (population range: over 5,000,000)
11650 Jakarta SCR
T +62 (21) 584 0816
F +62 (21) 584 0813

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Jalan Raya Meruya Selatan, Kembangan
Jakarta Barat, Jakarta SCR 11650
+62 811-9962210

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitas Mercu Buana's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi BAN-PT A Ranking

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Private Higher Education Association of Indonesia (APTISI)
  • Lembaga Layanan Pendidkan Tinggi (LLDIKTI)
  • Passage 2 Asean (P2A)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020